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Feb 21, 2013 5:00am PST
december including a falcon, two crows and another raccoon in palo alto. >>> that growing tent city near san jose is now coming down. the camp near guadalupe river north of columbus park there. "today in the bay's" arturo santiago is live in san jose with what the city is planning to do about it and when they're planning to do it. arturo, good morning. >> reporter: the situation out here has not improved in the last few weeks. the population of the tent city in fact has swelled to more than 100 people and the city of san jose now has plans to move the encampment out the first week in march. now the site is located along spring street between taylor and heading streets. it's in a large grassy field near the guadalupe river park. the tents are spread out and clustered around trees on the land. the tent city started to grow back in january after state lands along the guadalupe river were cleaned up by caltrans and that displaced the homeless camping in those areas. mayor chuck reed says the people are trespassing here and there are no sanitary facilities and city cannot have people living i
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 4:30am PST
the murders of two seasoned detectives. cornell bernard is live in santa cruz. >> the city is a city in mourning today following the death of two police officers killed in the line of duty. when they came to a home here on north branciforte avenue, a suspect opened fire on them. investigators are still combing every single inch of this crime scene looking for evidence. the police community continues to mourn their death a memorial has begun at police headquarters for detective sergeant baker and his colleague, detective his bet butler. the officers responded to a home and were met with gun officer. they were killed. a half hour later, the suspect was spotted and chased by police. >> a chase ensued. gunfire was exchanged between goulet and a team of sheriff deputies and santa cruz police officers. the suspect was killed at the scene. >> right now it is a time to connect and support one other and listening and talking trying to set a tone for the next few days and weeks. >> the police chaplains comforting the families who are grieving, schools were put on lockdown for a short
KRON
Feb 22, 2013 4:00am PST
in redwood city. >> satellite and radar pictures shows the system right now entering the pacific northwest. this will sag south. as of now any moisture with the system will stay to our north and east. we could see isolated slow showers in tahoe and light rain and the north bay. >> the rest of us should be dry. the cold front will allow temperatures to drop expect cooler conditions into saturday afternoon. >> beyond that stabled whether mild weather and plenty of sunshine to go around. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights a gradual warming trend. tinters biking in the upper 60s as we head into next>> mored forecast in my next report. >> taking a look at traffic. i want to start off with the bridges. >> the approach the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. we do have overnight road work it is not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge is good to go. a typical commute. the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101 problem free a handful of cars made their way into san francisco. james. >> thank you erica. crews this morning are working on cleaning up the mangled metal
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am PST
the description of the second suspect. >>> some california cities right now battling the state over medical marijuana. for the very first time, the state supreme court is getting involved. the court hearing arguments today on whether local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries even though it's legal at the state level. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live at the court building in san francisco this morning and no doubt a lot of people paying attention to this one. >> reporter: that's right. good morning to you. you can bet dispensaries up and down the state will pay close attention to what happens here in san francisco today. right now about 200 cities and counties in california have some sort of limitation or ban in place. as you said, for the first time the state supreme court is going to weigh in on whether local governments actually have a right to go ahead and ban pot dispensaries within their borders. california voters legalized medical marijuana in 1996 but since then more bay area cities are limiting pot clubs or banning them all together. medical marijuana advoc
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 5:00am PST
buildings. >> pittsburg will add their name to a growing list of cities planning to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. the city council is expected to finalize an ordinance to do that. pittsburg's ban takes effect in 30 days. the "contra costa times" report city officials are concerns about secondary affects is as criminal activity. >> the hayward city council will consider an emergency ordinance aimed at shutting down so-called sweepstakes cafes, city leaders say they provide computer terminals offering sweepstake scams a form of illegal gambling , three opening in the last year. the emergency ordinance is temporary to give the city time to come up with a law banning the businesses. >> this morning an assistant chief with the highway patrol helped his son skip town to escape a rape charge. the investigators say the 20-year-old fled the united states in december three days before a jury in fresno found him guilty in a july 2011 assault. the police captured him in mexico. his father is accused of misleading investigators with a bogus missing person's report. investigators say he planted b
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 5:00am PST
and the water department has brought out water bags to try and help if the water is still the problem. the city attorney is sending a claims representative out here to take claims from the people, the city says it will be taking care of all of the people impacted by the mess. the water department is now trying to figure out how to get all of this cleaned up and how to get it all repaired. reporting live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> glad to hear it is not raw sewage. that is better news this morning. >> time for a check on the forecast. >> we will start with live doppler 7 hd, everyone. here is a look at the dry sky sitting over the top of us for the morning commute and for the afternoon and evening commute, too. no rain this forecast cycle today. the coolest weather is petaluma at 42, fairfield at 31 and 34 in pleasanton and 35 in santa clara and union city and saratoga at 39, and you can see the mid-40's around the financial district and san leandro. in the afternoon we have more cloud cover than yesterday, just a few degrees off the high and low-to-upper 60's around the bay and mid-to-u
NBC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
metropolitan cities. a look at oakland right now getting moderate to heavy rainfall. that's going to continue to be the case as we head throughout the morning hours. i want to show you the bay bridge, richmond san rafael bridge hit hard. travel cautiously through there. expecting gusty winds today. potential for strong thunderstorms to develop. highs are going to be cool. only ending up in upper 40s and low 50s. let's take a look at your drive this morning. 6:03. good morning, mike. >> good morning. we'll illustrate exactly what you're talking about. here is the bay bridge. the big build is just on now just after 6:00. we expect the build but they may have turned metering lights on early. you see wet roads on the approach. you see lights and backup past the 880 over crossing building in less than five minutes. we'll take you to another look. this is from emeryville. looking at berkeley west 80 commute direction into the area. you see rain on the lenses and you see the build for the commute. a bad combination. the sensors show yellow coming down through richmond out of hercules down so expect
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
homeless encampment in san jose is getting bigger and now the city gearing up to clear everyone out. the city says at least 100 people are now living in the makeshift tent city on spring street. "today in the bay's" arturo santiago live at the encampment this morning. when everyone will be forced out, are they going to try to send these folks to shelters? >> reporter: that's what they're going to try to do. the situation out here has not improved in the last few weeks. the population as you said of the tent city has swelled to more than 100 people and now the city of san jose has plans to move the encampment out during the first week of march. the site is located along spring street betwe street. it's near the guadalupe river park which is land that belongs to the city and the san jose airport. the tents are spread out and clustered around trees on the land. the tent city started to grow back in january after state lands along the guadalupe river were cleared up by caltrans and that displaced homeless camping in those areas. with this area, mayor chuck reed says the people are tresp
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 5:00am PST
died so that is the latest from the scene in redwood city. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> some developing news we're following this morning am a judge could decide at any moment whether to grant oscar pistorius bail. the olympic track star cried in court again this morning. he is charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. she was shot to death inside his home on valentine's day. he claims he thought she was an intruder. pistorius's lawyers say he is too famous to flee bail and should be released from jail until his trial. >>> a shooting, a crash and a fiery explosion all on the vegas strip. this morning a massive manhunt now for the gunman in three states including here in california. it started yesterday with a fight outside the aria hotel. bullets flew from a range rover into a maserati as both cars raced down the boulevard. the result, a fiery crash involving several vehicles. three people died, one of the victims and the owner of that maserati kenneth cheri an aspiring oakland rapper. >> r
KRON
Feb 22, 2013 7:00am PST
city, a sig alert has just been issued following a fatal crash on east bayshore road. details with george coming up. >> students at the city college are occupying and administration building on campus as the protest a series of budget cuts that are coming to the school. >> watching the courtroom proceedings in south africa. to see if the blade runner, oscar pistorius will be granted bail in the murder of his girlfriend. >> this accident and occurred here. this is only the access road that is available to this area. we had some concerns about the possibility of it backing of truck traffic or possibly backing up the bay bridge. but this has not been the case. the good news is that they expect that have this open within an hour to. >> we are waking up to a hazy sunshine outside. the temperatures are in the 30's and '40's. it is 43 degrees right now in hayward. i will talk about your important weekend forecast in my next report. >> a protest over student input in city college of san francisco's efforts to stay accredited started yesterday afternoon and has lasted through the night
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> the city of san jose is working on a plan to fix the bad roads. that's the good news. on the downside, taxpayers will likely flip that bill. the city says nearly a quarter of its roadways are in fact in poor condition and by 2020, every road would be in that category. city leaders proposing a series of taxes to help increase funding for road work. the possible taxes include a quarter or a half cent sales tax increase as well as a bond measure that would cost the average homeowner about $100 a year. >>> about 4:35 now. the academy awards wrapped up last night with plenty of big winners. >> "argo." >> first lady michelle obama announced the biggest prize best picture which went to ben affleck's thriller about the rescue of six american hostages in iran. affleck produced, directed and starred in the film which won three oscars including best adapted screen play. "life of pi" took home best detector and daniel day-lewis won his third oscar for best actor for his starring role in "lincoln." >> my fellow nominees, my equals, my bests, i'm proud to be included as one against you. >> you are
ABC
Feb 28, 2013 4:30am PST
up to $10.20 so if you take bart five day as week from walnut creek to the city, that is 130 more a year. that is not all. they are talking about charging more for parking increasing it by 50 cents every six months. bart officials have proposed the increases and they say to help pay for needed improvement to the trains in the system down the road 25 years from now and are looking way ahead and they say according to their research, riders prefer smaller, regular increases than big ones. so this plan includes fare increases through 2020. there was a public discussion on this two weeks ago, there was not a huge outcry at meeting so based on the discussion it sounds like this fare increase is likely to pass today. the parking increase, though, seems to increase more split among the directors. so stay with abc7 news today to find out how this vote plays out. >> 4:34. pope benedict bid farewell to the cardinal as couple of hours ago as he prepares to leave the vatican. he met with the cardinals for the last time today as head of the catholic church and said he would pray for them in the
KRON
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
could kick in. >> history of breast on holding right now in vatican city. the benedictus 60,000 his final hours of his tenure. we will have a live report coming up within the next hour. >> it is definitely warmer than yesterday morning, by between four and 14 degrees now. with that the 46, 47 hayward, 49 sampras's go, 46 and novato. i will have a closer look at where these numbers are expected to go into the afternoon coming up in my next report. >> a good ride around the bay right now, a quick commute check. no hot spots or major delays. we of slow traffic in the east bay for interstate 580 and highway 4 through antioch and along the altamont pass. light traffic for south bay freeways and the peninsula and north bay ride also. >> 6:01 a.m. and the latest developments in the killings of the two santa cruz police officer's gun down by the man who is much that you just saw there. the attackers police are back at work one day after taking time off to more loss of two fellow officers. the officers were shot and killed while looking for a convicted sex offender on tuesday. two other agen
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00am PST
for road work. rain at the san mateo bridge with roads wet from hayward to foster city. we will keep following it. >> the search growing for for a follower lapd cop wanted for killing three people. and there is an interest in celebrities? authorities do not know where he is or what he will do but schools and ski resorts are re-opening in san bernardino but they are on high alert. his burned out truck was found there but he could be hours away by now. in his manifesto where he declares war on the lapd he rambles of famous people. donor wrote messages to tebow, and charlie sheen and tv chef and tony women he calls the most beautiful women on the planet and a message to first lady obama saying "off the record i love your new bangs" and was disappointed he would miss "shark week." he is suspected killing a retired officer's daughter and her fiance and a riverside police officers. police are warning people in san bernardino not to open doors to anyone they don't know. officers have searched a las vegas home dorner owns. there appears to be a false sighting in san diego. >> stay with us fo
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> the chancellor at san francisco city college is meeting in response to a protest over the we budget crisis. student protesters got the meeting they wanted after a demonstration and campus rally demanding the board of trustees reverse cuts to classes and teachers and get a loan to avoid more cuts. city college is rushing to meet a march 15 deadline to keep accreditation but it must show they can take control of the budget to avoid being shut down. >> clean up is underway in hollywood after a balanced night at oscars, no major sweeps by any particular movie. and "argo" took best film and "life of pie" took four, and best actress to jennifer lawrence for silver linings playbook and best supporting actor for "jango" and anne hathaway won for les miserables. >> and affleck beat out spielberg? >> he was justifiably excite. >> he was excited. >> is there excite in in the weather? >> there is going to be something out there to get excited about. we are in a quiet pattern as we have for the year. now, outside, you can see visibility this morning is pretty quiet. we have four miles at half moon bay
CBS
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
of the city's almost 100 officers took the day off yesterday to mourn. many of them will be returning to work today as i mentioned. but it's going to be up to them. the chief says that they should be able to take their time to mourn the loss of their fallen brother and sister. live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> we can understand why they want the time off. i guess in the meantime the santa cruz county sheriff's office have been keeping the peace in santa cruz? >> reporter: yeah. the police chief here says the only difference between the two officers is what they are wearing on patrol different uniforms obviously. but other law enforcement officers have really stepped up to the plate in this unprecedented tragedy. >> all united together. thank you, anne makovec live in santa cruz. >>> the gunman's own father described his son as a ticking time bomb. jeremy goulet's criminal background also cases of being a peeping tom. he was arrested for that in portland, oregon in 2007 and in berkeley last august. neighbors there called police about f
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
's the same level as 18 years ago when antioch was a much smaller city. crime is up almost 25% in the last year. the chief says it would cost $3.5 million to increase the force to 126. city council members hinted they could ask voters for a tax to increase police services. >>> 7:15. many bay area lawmakers say they support president obama's economic plan, the one he laid out in his state of the union address. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, they believe sustainable jobs could be on the way. kyla? >> reporter: california congressman eric smallwell says president obama's ideas are solid. president obama says there are areas that require investment to grow the economy. they include manufacturing and infrastructure. the president believes those sectors could lead to long-term johns nationwide. he also believes it's time to invest more in clean energy which he says could reduce our country's reliance on foreign oil, cut costs and sustain jobs. >> i saw those investments being in clean energy where we can create new clean energy made in american jobs but also in ways
FOX
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
, alex savage. >> expect a large dui crack down before, during and after the game. cities across the bay area are setting up checkpoints like this one last night. a large show of force is a warning that drunk driving won't be tolerated. alcohol related car crashes increased 75% on super bowl sunday. >> you have the lights out. you have the cars out. we have the motorcycles out. we are trying to make a big impression that this is a big event and big thing for people not to do. >> in addition to checkpoints patrols will look for intoxicated drivers. bartenders, restaurant servers and people hosting super bowl parties can be held responsible if a drunk guest getting in to an accident. >> 49ers know they will have a big battlel tomorrow. joe joining us live from outside the super dome this morning in new orleans. good morning joe. >> reporter: good morning. i think we have got tone gotten to the point where we want to start playing but we are most familiar with the niners but the ravens are a good team and they have gone the under dog route. they had to win three playoff games. they had a
NBC
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
in a san francisco street. the city's public utilities commission says a 61-year-old pipe broke yesterday morning. the city still industrying to figure out why the pipe burst. "today in the bay's" christie smith is gathering the information. she'll have a live report coming up at 6:30. >>> well, as they continue to clean up, at least there's nice weather out there. got to look on the bright side. >> good cleaning weather. >> anyone who works outdoors is definitely enjoying this warm-up. it's still wintertime. we're still about 21 days out from the official start of spring. we're starting out nice and clear and nice and mild this morning. this, of course, san jose, show you the clear sky overhead. the sun starting to make an appearance. it will be up in about 40 minutes. and we are going to get some great looking sunrise shots. so if you don't have anywhere to go, just stay where you are. we'll show them to you. 43 degrees in livermore. 49 in oakland and 45 in san mateo. if you do have somewhere to go, mike's her to help you out. as we head throughout the day, temperatures will be really c
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00am PST
place now investigating the city's fifth homicide of the new year. police say a man in his teens was stabbed to death near san jose high yesterday afternoon. this happened on north 21st street not too far from downtown san jose. so far no arrests have been made. >>> a terrifying tale from the couple to last speak to ex-cop christopher dorner. jim and karen reynolds entered their condo in big bear on tuesday and found borner inside. the minute he saw them, he pulled out a gun and told them to stay calm. then he spent the next 15 minutes talking to them. >> he wouldn't hurt us if we did what he said and followed his directions. it would be okay. >> what were you thinking? >> i didn't believe him. i thought he was going to kill us. >> we saw so many pictures of him and while he talked to me he said i know i know who i am. >> i don't have a problem with you. i just want to clear my name. >> dorner tied them up and gagged them and covered their heads with pillowcases. he stole their car and then just took off. karen managed to get free and she called 911. it was that call that set int
FOX
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
debate over gun control is now taking center stage in one bay area city. >>> this could be a big day in the battle over marijuana. what's happening in washington, d.c. and here at home. >> reporter: more than $800 out of your pocket in one year all because of traffic. we'll tell you how the bay area ranked when it came to the country's most congested cities. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, february 5th. >>> we begin with developing news from the east bay. we've just gotten word that police have made an arrest in a -- in a hit-and-run accident that injured a mother and her two children that happened last night on crestview in pittsburg. alex savidge is live from the crash scene with the photo we just received from the suspect. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. yes, police tracked down the man they say was driving the car that hit this woman and two kids. they were hit right here in this crosswalk last night. police found that car a short distance april way-- away. i want to he s
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 5:00am PST
of medical marijuana. contra costa times reports that the city attorney will ask the commission to recommend the ban to the city council. if approved it will limit marijuana growing to the inside of homes. residents who legally operate as backyard grow operation 8 challenge the resolution if approved by the city council. concord has a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. >> san francisco mayor will announce the decision today of his choice to fill the city assessor's post that has been vacation -- vacated. it is urge clear who the mayor will name for the board of supervisors. he could face pressure to name another asian or woman on the board. >> s vietnam has -- silicon valley has bounced out of the recession adding thousands of jobs with incomes rising 2.2 percent but the report says that the rebound hasn't been a cure all for everyone. income for african-americans fell 18 percent last year while hispanic incomes dropped 5 percent. the region experiences a 3.5 percent growth rate compared to 1.7 percent growth rate statewide. >> we are all dropping this morning, and you know what i am tal
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
the toll plaza where traffic is moving okay right now out of the east bay heading towards foster city but you may find some delays around midspan. coming into the east bay, traffic looks okay on eastbound 92. so pack your chains. chains are required this morning on 80, 50 and 88 if you are planning a trip towards the san jose. they are in effect on 80 between kingvale and donner lake. all lanes are back open. we are watching a crash early this morning in castro valley eastbound 80 approaching strobridge. things are looking okay through the castro valley y one of our traffic sensors showing 58 miles per hour and a quick south bay look. so far, so good through downtown san jose on 280, guadalupe parkway and 101. that is "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >>> the storm could cause more problems for a danville family trying to clean up after a 50- foot oak tree came crashing down on their home. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in danville. quite the mess there? >> reporter: yes, there is a lot to clean up at this danville home. that tree did a nu
KRON
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
city where she lived. police said that her naked body was found a little bit before 7:00 a.m. on friday. the park is about 3 mi. away from where she was last seen. police have not said how the girl died, and they have not released any suspect information. >> one person is behind bars this morning after a stabbing in san jose. it happened overnight on al brooks way. police say that too will mayes got into an argument at a home on that street. while man was taken to hospital would non life- threatening injuries. >> police also investigate a triple homicide that happen in sonoma county. it happened at a house on ross station road, just outside of sebastopol at this point, investigators say that they do not believe that this was a murder-suicide, adding at least one of the victims is connected to the home where the shooting happened to. police said that the brother of one of the victims discovered the bodies inside of a bedroom. investigators said that this was not a random crime, but they do not have any suspects in custody. >> a hearing is also scheduled today for antolin garcia torres. t
KRON
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
severance as the mayod lee is calling on thousands of property owners in the city to wreath retrofit so- called soft story structures that are exceptionally vulnerable to earthquakes. the upgrade would run property owners of thousands of dollars. the recommended a mandate is targeting a certain group of buildings that are known to be vulnerable should an earthquake hit the bay area. what for and buildings with three more stories, 5 + units, and built before 1978. experts say the retrofitting is important and a case in case a quake like ioma prieta of 1989 were to hit again. the mandate is expected to pass. once it takes affect the city will reach out to people that will be affected. retrofitting would cost about two or more than $100,000. the city is working with banks to help get financing. >> right now and concord is 44 degrees, looking for a >> right now and concord is 44 de[ male announcer ] a citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. easier
FOX
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
and businesses in one city. russian sciencists say it was the size of a school bus and was traveling at 40,000 miles an hour. it created a blast similar to 300-tons of dynamite. pieces caused craters20 feet wide. damage is estimated to be $33 million. it happened hours before the close call with a large ast era," d. it came with in 17,000 miles of earth. the crowd gathered to catch a look at the space rock. the light shows up in the sky are peaking the public's interest as well as congress. they say they will hold a hearing on so-called killer asteroids to find better ways to identity and address potential dangers. we have posted more of the video from that explosion. look for the video player right there on the front page. >> san francisco police need your help as they search for a man suspected of multiple attacks on women. he is a suspect in two random attacks and they say both involved women walking alone early in the morning. both victims say a man approached them from the opposite direction. suddenly started punching them and then ran away. one happened last month and one this month
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
they captured in 2011. it shows a airport and city in afghanistan. this all comes as the senate intelligence committee will receive a classified document today. some members of congress are angry saying the white house targeted americans overseas without congressional oversight. reports showed two americans killed in 2011 were working for al-qaeda. we expect to learn more in the next hour, senators can question the defense secretary who is at a hearing this hour. also the white house spokesperson is meeting the media right now. live in washington. >> will iran's leader has rejected holding nudge negotiation was the united states. he rejected all direct negotiations. he said american threats don't frighten iran. however iran will take part in nuclear negotiations involving six world powers that include the united states. >> new, the president wrapped up his remarking at the national prayer breakfast in washington dc just about 45 minutes ago. the president, first lady and vice president all tended the event. its been a tradition for presidents to attend the prayer breakfast dating back to t
KRON
Feb 27, 2013 4:00am PST
several hours of waiting the children were brought in by city bus. their parents holding them tight as they got off. grace's two kids were locked down in she was a witness to the second shooting. >> it happen by my partner's house. i was on my way to his house got out of my car and started walking toward his home. 20 ft. in front of me the shootout happen between the police and a gunman. >> we heard the shots and the silence we always inside. at that point house the school that picked up. we had about 40 people left. >> a lot of people thought it was a firecracker. that is what i kept saying. i am pretty sure i heard a bullet it was much louder. i did not really think it was one. >> than some people said it was one and it most likely was. >> i am really happy my family is ok. >> which is the same feeling that a lot of parents had when they saw their children get off the bus. >> i am jeff bush in santa cruz kron 4 news. >> several people have stopped by police headquarters with flowers and candles for the slain police officers. >> stayed with kron 4 has been continue to track the lat
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
. this is vatican city, the reason if this is a stunning announcement overnight that pope benedict xvi will resign next month, only the second upon stiff in 600 years to do so. we will have reports from abc7 and amy telling more about this in a few minutes. stay tuned. >> an investigation is wrapping up into san francisco workers accused of using city computers to gamble and distribute pornography. the commission and the city attorney confirm that whistleblower started the investigation. the commission's top officials and human resources department are being looked at closely. they could be fired if the alleges are proven true for violating city policy. >> this morning, texas governor perry is in california hoping to persuade business leaders in the golden state to invest in the lone star state. he was in the bay area yesterday. a private group called texas one is paying for the trip, the republican hopes the lure lower taxes and fewer regulations will attract companies to texas. >> it depends on the industry but certainly plenty of companies are ripe for the picking, they would like a business en
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
upper deck reports of a stall there clearing somewhere along the span between treasure island and city itself. you see the orange slowing there as well. the backup at the toll plaza live look shows you in the cash lanes. metering lights have not been turned on yet but by volume and activity on the bridge they may turn that on any second. it's already 6:09 on a monday morning. another look outside. we'll see how things are for the south bay. smooth drive picking up volume for 101 north of 680 and also farther up the peninsula we look at 101 through palo alto. a nice steady flow and no delays along the peninsula route. back to you. >> thanks so much. >>> coming up, batter up. the giants getting ready to take a swing down at spring training. we are live in scottsdale, arizona, with a preview of the cactus league action coming up just ahead. ♪ >> we mean like ever. plus, we'll tell you which artist struck the right note at the grammy awards just ahead. >>> and we take you live to vatican city where a surprise announcement came down a few hours ago. pope benedict xvi announcing he'll resi
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
center in union city. this started in fremont yesterday afternoon after police went after a stolen mercedes-benz. the chase ends at union city's union landing shopping center after the suspect hit a tree before slamming into six parked cars. the owner of one of those cars says he was inside the movie theater at the time and had no idea his car had been hit until later. >> the person that committed this crime, you know, by hijacking the gentleman's measur mercedes called this mess while we were just enjoying a sunday at the movies. >> one woman was inside her parked car when it was hit. she was taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> palo alto police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to rob another man at gunpoint. take a look at this sketch. they say around 8:30 friday night, a man who looks like this rode up on a bicycle outside webster parking garage and pulled out a gun and then demanded cash. the victim tried to wrestle the gun away. when he couldn't, he says he managed to run away. he was not hurt. three other armed robberies have happened in palo alto in recent week
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
on friday has moved into texas and the panhandle. look at the severe weather in oklahoma city and snow on the backside of the area towards wichita. our system has picked up a lot of strength. 30s and 40s we have some cold readings inland and a half moon bay is 47 and i have seen 34 near embarcadero. there is more of a westerly flow and breeze temperatures are moderating a little bit but still pretty nice, cooler coast and bay, and it will be nice once the fog burns off. berkeley 59 brentwood oakland 63, 64 san jose and that's two  warmer than yesterday. gilroy 63, redwood city pearling game daily -- burlingame, daily city 64. it is pretty nice on the weekend but just a little bit cooler. >>> a surprising thing for the international committee, find out which sport did not make the olympics. >>> and he was seen -- christopher dorner was seen in dick's sporting good store just a week before his deadly attacks. . >>> welcome back, we have a surveillance video of christopher dorner. he went to a southern california sporting good store just two days before the killings began. this is video
KRON
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am PST
is backed up to 880 and an 18 minute drive time from the midst of foster city. the bay bridge back up a fairly steady, 16 minutes on the high side. we told about the delays getting to the san mateo bridge which means traffic on the span is pretty light. the golden gate bridge ride is an easy one, no delays from marin county across the span. the ride is still a bit delayed for, we don't have that. >> as we take and the clear skies here at the james lick freeway there's a look at downtown san francisco. cool and clear start to the morning 36 and napa up. low '40's east bay shoreline, 41 in redwood city. numbers into the afternoon, temperatures around seasonal. mid to upper 50s at santa clara 57, 58 campbell. plenty of sunshine to go round and the east bay walnut creek 60, 58 danville, downtown san francisco 56, 57 for petaluma, and that was 60, of santa rosa 60 and 58 in san mateo. we are clear and dry for now but rain will have to the bay area. a cold front will drop through thursday night into friday. future cast seven h m a shows light rain along the coastline. 2:00 p.m. it will star
KRON
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
the approaches. >> the san mateo bridge looking good the west bound trip toward foster city and south bound 101, the golden gate the drive 14 minutes from novato into the city. >> things are back to normal this morning a berkeley street after police standoff shutdown the area. >> police surrounded the residence in the 1600 block of addison street where a man believed to be armed with handguns, was holed up inside around 7 last night. >> police said the standoff started when they responded to a recall of a loud argument between two people in the 2200 block of san paolo ave. >> one person in connection with the argument has been arrested. he is believed to be the government's brother. at some point of the incident, a shot was fired although it is not immediately clear where the shooting occurred or at what time. no word on if the gunman has been arrested. >> in other bay area new santa cruz police held a community meeting after a string of violent crimes in the area has put the community on edge. >> within the past week and have very >> green meeting authorities when over plans and night as court
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
riddell live with what they will be doing. good morning. >> joint effort between redwood city school district and the police department to try to make campuses on the peninsula safer and better prepared in case an active shooter were to attack. police are now encouraging patrol officers to become familiar with the local elementary school in their words to adopt the school asking officers to visit schools in the patrol zone on a daily basis, to become familiar with teachers and students and the layout of the campus. they are asking them to review security procedures to make sure campus is best prepared at keeping a gunman from entering school grounds. it is the only school with a full-time officer. the middle schools have part-timers. educators would be trained on how to handle an active situation. training sessions scheduled for next month and april. the schools are formulating a more comprehensive emergency response plan that would include police, fire, hospitals and other first responder. in august or september police and the district will conduct a full scale drill on one of the c
NBC
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
is standing by. >> good morning. >> we'll give you a reference for where it is. this is a view of the city overall and your bridges coming in are just fine. we'll zoom in toward 15 ath and wowona. it's not far from 19th. slow to one of the bordering roadways as well as west portal avenue. as we look at video again we saw slowing on the maps. some folks are avoiding the area. not just because of inches near the intersection. the bulk of the roadways meet in a dip so it is collecting there. major roadways, 19th. slope boulevard and west portal avenue. those are all open to traffic flow. i have heard of no delays for the system heading to the area as well. it's the transit. avoid that intersection and a block around it. i'm sure there will be folks like those with flashing lights to tell you to avoid the area. they don't want you to get stuck. a mini cooper was up to the driver's side window earlier. flooding water. back to the maps. we'll talk about the mass transit impact. muni not affected. caltrans, no problems there either. we'll look at the bay bridge. there is a backup at the toll plaz
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
a rally is planned at city college of san francisco and members of the save city college of san francisco coalition want the board of trustees to reverse cuts to class and services, staff and faculty saying the board refused to include them in discussions on the accreditation and budget crisis that the school has been undergoing since last few. >> also in san francisco today a board supervisors committee is set to consider two gun control measures proposed by the mayor and supervisor. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that a measure would require ammunition dealers to contact the chief of police when anyone in san francisco buys more than 500 rounds in a single transaction and the other proposal makes it a crime to sell ammunition designated only for law enforcement or military agencies. >> the white house has released first lady michelle obama's official portrait. that is next. >> california said yes to governor brown's tax hike initiative and now the impact it has on his popularity across the state. >> live picture from outside, walnut creek with traffic moving fine. it looks clear
KRON
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
to close a cut power to stock of texas, oklahoma and kansas. kansas city announcing their airport closed throughout the day here is live picture to show you in some tape as well. here are the conditions in three different areas. this is video of oklahoma city, denver and midland, texas. it is in the oklahoma city and denver are just covered in snow. what's been a big issue for texas also is the wind. the amarillo airport was shut down yesterday but is expected to open this morning. >> for their big delays expected at chicago o'hare this afternoon. and i want to check with your carrier. >> 7:05 a.m. is a time. a developing story out of east oakland where police were involved in a standoff over like a suspect barricaded himself inside of a home. it's started yesterday's markeafternoon in the area of 87 avenue and birch st.. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. residents in the neighborhood were told to stay in until it was over. >> we have got more that the situation has been resolved that sometime overnight the suspect got tired and ssurrendered peacefully. >
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
neighborhoods in the city of los angeles. tori, there has never been a case like this in southern california. and there has never been a reward like this because of that, a million dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of christopher dorner. tori? >> all right. thank you, hal. >>> the government will investigate the fatal crash of a movie production helicopter in los angeles county. three people died when the shopper went down at the ranch south of palmdale early yesterday morning. they were filming a new reality show for the discovery channel. discovery called the crash a tragic accident and said it was cooperating fully with authorities. the faa says the cause of the crash is still not known. >>> 7:15. five people have been killed in a cruise ship accident on the canary islandses. a lifeboat from a thompson cruiser ship fell into the ocean during a safety drill. five crew members were killed and three others were hurt. 1400 passengers were on board at the time, no passengers were hurt. meantime, more than 4,000 people are stranded on a cruise ship in the gulf of mexi
KRON
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
to get up to 3 ft. of snow, while new york city is expected 10 to 14 in.. to the south, philadelphia was looking at a possible two to 5 in.. the snow is expected to start friday morning with the heaviest amounts cummingtonite into tomorrow morning. the snow could block some residents indoors for days, as the forecast calls for a potentially historic winter storm. dingto gk up on the essentials like milk, bread and batteries. it is also leaving a huge impact on travel. >> i just got off to phone with the duty manager and he stated that there have been flights that have been canceled. boston has had three flights canceled and then this block to york jfk, they have six of slides that have also been canceled. philadelphia is on time but that still may change. we are talking about the arrival times. we are way ahead into the future but according to the duty manager they are doing this just to make sure that people are not caught off guard. 39 departures and 18 arrivals. at terminal 1 at united they are rebuilding their passengers. they have a lot of scrambling going on. >> storm tracker 4
KRON
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
. >> developing stores were following out of a vatican city this morning. the vatican says pope benedict the 16th will resign on february 28th. his path to spacy began in 2005. >> last year the pope started using a cane on occasions and recently he appear to have trouble reading part of an address he delivered in rome. this reportedly only the second time head of catholic church has stepped down and according to reports, it comes off as a surprise. >> topping our news here in california, the manhunt continues to refuse it x capris dorner . >> police are searching the southern california mountains near big bear this morning and they are uping the ante . the reward for information leading to dornberd arrest has now risen to a million dollars. casey wian has the latest. >> monday morning when i came in and open the shops one of the employes went to throw away the trash he came back with a clipped a magazine full of bullets. also a belt and a helmet. >> he brought it to me. i asked him where did he find it. he said in a back the luster. >> he reportedly found it when he was walking across the streets
KRON
Feb 20, 2013 4:00am PST
to love. >> welcome back. the time is 4:09. >> an explosion at a restaurant along the plaza in kansas city has said more than a dozen people to the hospital. >> one person is still missing after the explosion sparked for alarm fire. this is video of what the restaurant called j j s would like this morning. new authorities--now authorities are shifting through the centers of what's left. ed pabne has the story. yne has the story. >> about 100 firefighters fought the blaze. and natural gas line on the ground right now the investigation.... >> witnesses said they heard and felt the explosion block away. >> more than a dozen people were taken to hospital some in critical condition. >> authorities are now trying to account for everyone at the restaurant of the time. >> right now what we're trying to do is to complete the investigation and find out what the cadaver dog find out if anything and then we will go on to the next phase. >> high end of ed payne reporting. >> firefighters from 12 departments have a call to help tackle a fire that erupted at one of the midwest is greenhouse operations.
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am PST
. as you expect at 5:07, light flow of traffic out of the north bay into the city. the cones have been moved to the northbound direction. you're ready for the morning commute but they're just waiting for it. slowing on the maps southbound 280 around the bend where the arrow is crossing over 101. we do see unusually slow traffic flow. no incidents reported for chp but i'll track that. it should clear up over the next few. slower moving vehicles. here northbound 280 the crash there has been removed from lanes. better news that's why you have the thumbs up. there's slowing through the area which had a flashing lights and we'll track that. so far no problems through the peninsula. we'll give you a live look outside to see how the traffic flow goes across the bay. there it is westbound taillights. no problems for either direction of the san mateo bridge. oakland moves slowly for the nimitz. back to you. >> all right. thanks so much. spring training finally here. the giants pitchers and catchers expected to report today. we'll take you live to arizona for a preview next. >>> a crackling elec
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
to work, so do we. temperatures are comfortable in some cities right now. 50 degrees in oakland. mid 40s in some cities elsewhere. we do have that chilly winter air settling in in the north bay in particular. and santa rosa in combination to the cold, you have thick pockets of fog drifting around. you can see where we get white shading is low cloud cover. we're socked in with clouds. thick deck out there all of the way through the first part of the day. then we'll get another area of low pressure that will bring in colder air and showers as we head through tomorrow. today you don't need that umbrella. you may want to take it with you. soupy out there. 37 in gilroy. if you have the day off, it will be perfect for staying indoors and maybe with a book overcast conditions. 7:00 a.m. we stop the clock on future cast. drizzle starting to move along the coastline. not expecting much. stop that clock for you again at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., maybe an isolated cell moving over the south bay and then heading throughout tomorrow morning, that's when the main front arrives. pretty organized. for us th
KRON
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am PST
and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. to travel whenever you want. i'my body doesn't work the way it used to. pastpa my prime? i'm a victim of a slowing metabolism? i doi n't think so. new grw eat grains protein blend. proteiotn from natural ingredients like skeeeds and nuts. it hitelps support a healthy metabolism. new greagrt grains protein blend. (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> the stories we're piling this morning wednesday february 27th, the chief cause at the darkest day in the history of the santa cruz police department. two officers killed in a line of duty and the man who shot them is also dead. >> we have live
KRON
Feb 28, 2013 7:00am PST
in washington. >> history is unfolding right now and the vatican city. pope benedict the sixth thing is in his final hours of his tenure. we will have a live report coming up in the next half hour. >> our top story, a city is still in mourning. police officers and santabe back on the job this morning one day after taking time off to mourn the loss of two fellow officers. the officers were shot and killed while investigating a convicted sex offender on tuesday. kron 4 will tran is live at the santa cruz police department. >> i will show you the lobby and a sign was just posted this stated that the public cannot go inside due to the lobby being closed. they are waiting for these officers to come to work. they have never had a police officer killed in a line of duty. as far as the memorial, it continues to grow. people have stopped by eager to read the signs, the messages, or to drop off flowers. both of officers leave behind children. there are a lot of condolences that are going on. there are a lot of words that are being said and it is very emotional. >> we're having a little bit a problem
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
scene at a shopping center in union city. it began in fremont yesterday afternoon where police went after a stolen mercedes-benz. the chase ended at union city's union landing shopping center when the suspects hit a tree. the mercedes smashed into a white nissan where a woman was sitting inside. she was taken to the hospital. the stolen car kept going slamming into five other parked cars. the owner of one of the damaged vehicles had no idea his car was involved in all this. >> the person that committed this crime by hijacking the gentleman's mercedes, caused this mess while we were just enjoying our sunday. >> fremont police later found and arrested two teenagers, a man and woman, both 18 years old. >>> following last week's sit in, five city college of san francisco students will get their meeting with the chancellor sometime today. a few dozen students occupied a campus building thursday into friday demanding an audience with the school's chancellor. the school made massive cuts in an effort to keep accreditation. students say they would like a say in those cuts and they will be s
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 4:30am PST
years in the opening contract talks with the city. the pay increase being proposed include restoring the 10 percent pay cuts they accepted to help limit layoffs during record budget deficits. leaders indicated they would support modest raises but the police officers association argues that bigger raises are needed to keep officers from leaving the department. the union has called for opening negotiations to the public. >> the boy scouts of america board could vote whether to lit a long-term policy that excludes gay members and leaders. the executive board is wrapping up three days of meetings today at the headquarters in texas. the proposal would allow individual scout troops to decide how they want to address the issue, a conservative group in texas organized a prayer vigil this morning, and the organization is expected to issue a statement either way. >> the nasdaq could pay millions over the social media company facebook's botched initial public offering. the "wall street journal" reports that nasdaq is in talks with the government to pay $5 million in penalties which is only 1 pe
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Feb 7, 2013 4:00am PST
bridge toll plaza. >> it is not backing you up. the other lines look good out of oakland to the city. >> the san mateo bridge is a typical commute. a few more cars headed in the west bound direction for foster city. >> south bound 1 01, the golden gate bridge the drive is 23 minutes from the bottle into san francisco-- from navato . >> off no incidents for interstate 280. >> speeds are definitely over 50 mi. per hour. >> thank you erica 4:19 in is the time. >> enjoy the beaches, but stay away from the water. >> that is the message from the u.s. coast guard, the national parks service and california state parks department. >> it organizations want to heighten awareness and emphasize the dangers that exist at beaches along the california coast. they are trying to get the word out about how dangerous the rip tides, sneaker ways and high surf are to people. the victims of the recent drownings occur just before the holidays and into the new year had been made locals, not tourists, frothing agencies to send out the message that the ocean can be both unpredictable and dangerous at any time
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Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
for the city. 74 santa rosa. 69 in oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights big changes. we will continue to be warm for the next couple of days. a cold front will drop down from north to south by tuesday in to wednesday. >> that will bring light rain. potentially a half inch. the cold air will settle into the bay area. bringing temperatures down. >> more cloud cover by the middle of next week. we had significant changes in your forecast over the next seven days. >> in the traffic center no hot spots. we do have a fog advisory in effect for your bay bridge ride. it looks hazy. turning to traffic coming from the nimitz freeway approach. traffic is light in the area. we have overnight road work. the ride is looking good in terms of no accidents. >> the san mateo bridge clear conditions the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101, the golden gate there is a dense fog forming for some of our north bay valley is. james. >> thank you erica. >> police still waiting for confirmation that the charred remains found in burn cavan in the san bernardino mountains are, in fact, those
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